ORIGIN: REGINA SK (CANADA)
|LAST GOAL:||01/05/2013 (vs. MILWAUKEE)||LAST ASSIST:||01/04/2013 (vs. GRAND RAPIDS)|
|GOALS:||4 (12/15/2012)||ASSISTS:||4 (11/13/2012)|
|GAME POINTS:||5 (12/15/2012)||+/- :||3 (11/25/2012)|
|SHOTS:||9 (12/28/2012)||PIM:||4 (12/16/2012)|
- An Edmonton Oiler throughout the past 2 seasons, playing in 147 career NHL games with 52 goals and 67 assists.
- Had a career-high 34 goals last season, when he led the Oilers in goals and points (76) and was a finalist for the Lady Byng Trophy.
- Played for "Team Chara" in the 2012 NHL All-Star Game at Ottawa.
- Had 20 games of prior AHL experience with the Oilers' former affiliate in Springfield, finishing the 2009 and 2010 campaigns on Amateur Tryouts with the Falcons after his junior seasons concluded with the Regina Pats.
- Spent 4 seasons in the Western Hockey League with Regina, where he teamed with current Baron Colten Teubert.
- Represented Canada at the 2009 and 2010 World Junior Championships and at the past 3 World Championships.
- Named World Junior Championship MVP in 2010.
- Canada's all-time leading goal scorer in World Junior history with 14 in 12 career WJC games.
- Chosen in December, 2012, as the top Canadian in World Junior history in a TSN poll.
- Potted 50 goals for Regina in 2010, when he earned the Four Broncos Memorial Trophy as WHL Player of the Year and was Canadian Major Junior Player of the Year.
- Earned the Daryl K. (Doc) Seaman Trophy as WHL Scholastic Player of the Year in 2008.
- Selected by Edmonton in the first round (22nd overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
- Matched a club record with 4 assists Nov. 13 vs. Toronto.
- Had consecutive 2-goal games twice, Nov. 2-3 and Nov. 24-25.
- Matched the franchise record with a 5-point game (4G, 1A) Dec. 15 vs. San Antonio in a 5-3 win.
- Has had 2 hat tricks this season: Dec. 15 vs. San Antonio (4 goals) and Dec. 31 vs. Texas.
- Named the CCM/AHL Player of the Month for November and December, leading the league in scoring each month.